Category Archives: Abscess

Perianal Abscess

We talk with colorectal surgeon Megan Cavanaugh about the ins and outs of managing perianal abscesses in the ED. Two listener emails. One asking a question about induced hypothermia. For more info on induced hypothmermia, click here Rob becomes a … Continue reading

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Loop Abscess Q and A

Your emails about the loop abscess technique. A new way to put in a Nasograstic Tube Read if you dare. Bob the anal fissure. Have a comment, rant, profanity laden manifesto? Give the ercast vocemail a call! 503-208-5680 Here is … Continue reading

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Loop Abscess Drainage

If you are an EM:RAP listener, this is the video I talked about in the November episode on abscess managment. It goes through the steps of a new technique for draining a cutaneous abscess as described in this article. I … Continue reading

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MRSA and Abscess Part 1

Dr. Greg Moran, the ultimate Jedi Master of emergency medicine infectious disease, talks with ercast about MRSA, abscesses, decolonization therapy, cellulitis and much, much more. Does a simple cutaneous abscess need antibiotics? Why is MRSA such a nasty bug? How … Continue reading

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